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Coronavirus update: mental health support for Victorians, QLD zero infections, VIC 471 new diagnoses, unemployement predicted to hit 13 per cent as $9billion shaved from economy

- August 6, 2020 3 MIN READ

The prime minister Scott Morrison has outlined there will be an increased focus on the mental health and wellbeing of Victorians as the city’s capital enters stage four restrictions today. The PM took time out during a cybersecurity press conference to acknowledge the 1000s of Victorians now working from home, thanking them for their commitment… Read more »

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COVID-19 is the number one worry of small business owners

- July 14, 2020 2 MIN READ

More than a third of small business owners are worried about the COVID-19 pandemic 26 per cent are most concerned with cash flow or finances. 9 per cent of businesses are worried about attracting and/or retaining customers 7 per cent are concerned they aren’t spending enough time with family. COVID-19 is the number one business-related… Read more »

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Why businesses can’t ignore men’s mental health

- June 16, 2020 3 MIN READ

As COVID-19 takes its toll on the mental health of employees, workplaces must look to provide support, says Marcela Slepica, Clinical Services Director, AccessEAP. Businesses have an important role to play in helping Australia face the mental health impacts of COVID-19. With many facing depression, anxiety, social isolation and stress, the workplace can, for some,… Read more »

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New mental health tool will help people develop more positive employment mindset

- June 11, 2020 3 MIN READ

1000s of unemployed Australians with mental health conditions or physical and learning disabilities will be able to access specialised coaching to help them gain employment. The service is a joint project between leading Disability Employment Services (DES) provider, atWork Australia and Monash University. It was developed following reports that over 600,000 Australians have applied for… Read more »

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7 ways to manage your coronaphobia

- May 22, 2020 4 MIN READ

As we’re slowly moving out of lockdown, many Australians will be feeling anxious about going outside, away from the safety of home, and returning to normal life. For most people, these coronavirus fears will be temporary. But for some, being overly afraid of the coronavirus can have serious implications. People might avoid seeking medical care,… Read more »

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Julia Gillard talks mental health in the time of COVID-19

- May 19, 2020 4 MIN READ

The coronavirus crisis has delivered opportunities for both hope and optimism alongside despair according to former PM, and Beyond Blue Chair, Julia Gillard. Loneliness, anxiety and fear can manifest during the pandemic – while opportunities for connection can also flourish. So, what are the priorities and opportunities moving forward to ensure we have the right… Read more »